Community & Government courses

Learn economics, society, history, and leadership from the best teachers and their lessons.
Total courses: 13
Dr. Jane Goodall Teaches Conservation

There is still a window of time. Nature can win if we give her a chance. In her first ever online class, Dr. Jane Goodall teaches how you can conserve the environment. She also shares...

Bill Clinton Teaches Inclusive Leadership

Commander in chief from 1993 to 2001, Bill Clinton has spent a lifetime navigating complex challenges and bridging deep divides. Now the 42nd president of the United States teaches you how to be an effective,...

Ron Finley Teaches Gardening

When Ron Finley first grew a garden on a curbside dirt strip, he got cited—and then a warrant was issued for his arrest. He fought back, got the laws changed, and started a movement. Now...

Hillary Rodham Clinton Teaches the Power of Resilience

With a lifetime of smashing barriers and achieving at the highest levels of public service, Hillary Rodham Clinton has learned to tap deep wells of resilience to reach her goals. Now the former U. S....

Angela Davis Black History, Black Freedom, and Black Love

From critical race theory to the 1619 Project, Black intellectuals are reshaping conversations on race in America. Now seven of those preeminent voices share their insight on the reckoning with race in America in three...

Paul Krugman Teaches Economics and Society

For Nobel Prize-winner Paul Krugman, economics is not a set of answers—it’s a way of understanding the world. In his economics MasterClass, Paul teaches you the principles that shape political and social issues, including access...

Cornel West Teaches Philosophy

Cornel West is one of the most profound, diverse, and intellectual thinkers of our time. Now he’s inviting you into the depths of his brilliant mind to teach you how thinking like a philosopher can...

Pharrell Williams The Power of Empathy

For the first time ever on MasterClass, a diverse range of our instructors come together to talk about the power of empathy and how it can transform the way you view the world. Join Pharrell...

Doris Kearns Goodwin Teaches U.S. Presidential History and Leadership

For more than 50 years, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin has studied great American presidents. Now the Pulitzer Prize winner teaches you leadership through the lens of U. S. presidential history. With timeless stories of Lincoln,...

Gloria Steinem Redefining Feminism

Redefine feminism with leading activists

Michael W. Twitty Teaches Tracing Your Roots Through Food

Through years of unearthing his African American heritage, bestselling author of The Cooking Gene Michael W. Twitty discovered undeniable ties between his ancestors’ past and his own palate. Now he’s teaching how you can get...

Malala Yousafzai Teaches Creating Change

When she first took a stand, Malala simply acted on her belief that all Pakistani girls like her had a right to education. Now the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate in history teaches you how...

David Axelrod and Karl Rove Teach Campaign Strategy and Messaging

David Axelrod and Karl Rove reach across the aisle to offer an inside look at winning campaign strategies. The respective architects of Barack Obama’s and George W. Bush’s historic election victories teach how to develop...